Dolphin Research Center

(Courtesy: The Florida Keys News Bureau)

Wounded Veterans Find Therapy In Keys Bike Ride, Dolphin Encounter

Dozens of wounded military veterans got some therapy with the dolphins in the Florida Keys this week.

01/11/2014

Alfredo Munoz chomps on stone crab claw meat enroute to an individual division victory at the Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 in Marathon, Fla. Munoz, of Moses Lake, Wash., cracked and consumed 25 Florida Keys stone crab claws in 9 minutes and 58 seconds. The event attracted more than 50 competitor who participated either as individuals or or two-person teams. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Contestants Get Cracking At Keys Crab Eating Contest

There’s plenty of buzz for seafood lovers at the start of stone crab season. More than 50 hungry competitors, on Saturday got cracking, participating in the Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest in the Keys.

CBS Miami–10/19/2013

(Source: www.islanddolphincare.org)

Study: Dolphins Display Problem Solving Skills

A dog is often referred to as man’s best friend and primates often show human-like traits in captivity and in the wild. But it’s dolphins who can imitate many human actions, including problem solving skills.

CBS Miami–08/09/2013

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Best Places To Swim With The Dolphins

Swimming with the dolphins can be a great experience, and some of the best places to do this are Dolphins Plus, Dolphin Cove, Theater of the Sea, Dolphin Research Center, and Miami Seaquarium.

03/26/2013

(Source: Fla. Keys News Service / ANDY NEWMAN)

Wounded Vets Cross Florida Keys On Special Bikes

More than 40 wounded warriors participated Saturday in Soldier Ride, a cycling journey across the Florida Keys.

CBS4–01/12/2013

(photo credit: southernmostresorts.com)

Getaway Guide: Weekend Trip to Key West

Being in the southernmost point of the continental United States opens up myriad excellent options for weekend getaways. Key West may be a small town, but visitors can count on having big fun in the Conch Republic. This area is both a symbol for Old Florida glory and tropical delight, and it’s the perfect weekend destination for any traveler. Popular attractions such as the Ernest Hemingway home are within walking distance of some of the best lodging in the city. Visitors may enjoy a delicious meal while marveling at the expansive views of the ocean. Shop, party or embark on an adventure in the water.

12/03/2012

Pilgrim the Manatee at Miami Seaquarium in 2012.  (Source: Miami Seaquarium)

Injured Manatee Calf Recovering At Seaquarium

An injured young manatee found in a Key Largo canal has been taken to the Miami Seaquarium for treatment.

11/21/2012

(Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Manatee Released Back Into The Wild Off Islamorada

The first of three injured manatees which were nursed back to health at the Miami Seaquarium has been released back into the wild off Islamorada.

07/17/2012

Jessie Fletcher, a U.S. Marine sniper seriously injured in Afghanistan, greets Aleta the dolphin at the Dolphin Research Center Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, in Marathon, Fla. (Courtesy: Kathi Rogers/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Wounded Warriors Find Therapy In Keys Dolphins

It was a different kind of therapy for about 30 wounded military veterans who had an interactive session with dolphins in the Florida Keys Saturday.

CBS4–01/14/2012

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Oil-Damaged Dolphin Defies Odds, Survives, And Moves To The Keys

Louie the dolphin has a second chance at life.

CBS4–02/07/2011

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